Ukulele Day at Taurus Crafts

Ukulele Day will be taking place at Taurus Crafts on Sunday 14th August from 12pm to 5:30pm. Ukulele Day at Taurus Crafts is a fun family day out with a difference. Featuring lots of local ukulele bands under a covered marquee area right next to the visitor centres 140m2 beach area. Entertaining the crowds will … Continue reading Ukulele Day at Taurus Crafts

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Reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week

Monmouth Festival Situated in the beautiful historic Welsh border town Monmouth Festival is a nine day festival offering the unique atmosphere of yesteryear festivals in the here and now. Attracting visitors from all over the world, it is proud to be considered one of the longest running, largest and best free volunteer organised festivals in … Continue reading Reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week

Tour of Britain Rolls to the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

With the announcement of the two Welsh stages of the Tour of Britain comes news that the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean will form the core of Stage 5 on the 8th September. The stage was announced at the Royal Welsh Show by the First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones and several elite Welsh … Continue reading Tour of Britain Rolls to the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Forest of Dean Hidden Heritage App

Hidden Heritage App Goes Live See your Forest as you have never seen it before! The Foresters’ Forest Hidden Heritage App is an exciting new way to explore the Forest of Dean because it’s like taking a step back in time, showing you the Forest’s industrial past in a series of magical Then and Now images. … Continue reading Forest of Dean Hidden Heritage App

Hunt the Forest of Dean ‘Communitrees’

Join the hunt to find the ‘Communitrees’ 50 fun faces installed on trees to deter littering in The Forest of Dean over the summer Trees in the Forest of Dean are being decorated with faces to deter litter louts. The ‘Communitrees’ anti-litter campaign is designed by behaviour change charity Hubbub, who are trialling new and … Continue reading Hunt the Forest of Dean ‘Communitrees’

Chepstow Wye Bridge Bicentenary

The celebrations for the 200th anniversary of the Chepstow Iron bridge. Sunday, 24 July 2016 1 PM start. There's a big birthday party in Chepstow and everyone's invited. 200 years ago in 1816 on 24 July to the minute of 1 PM a procession left Beaufort square in Chepstow to celebrate the opening of the … Continue reading Chepstow Wye Bridge Bicentenary

Reasons the visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week

Monmouth Festival Situated in the beautiful historic Welsh border town Monmouth Festival is a nine day festival offering the unique atmosphere of yesteryear festivals in the here and now. Attracting visitors from all over the world, it is proud to be considered one of the longest running, largest and best free volunteer organised festivals in … Continue reading Reasons the visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week

Amanda Hamilton’s Watercolour World

Amanda Hamilton will be exhibiting at Taurus Crafts from 23rdJuly 2016, on view until 9th October 2016. The ‘Art from the Heart’ exhibition will feature nearly 20 works by Amanda, including favourites such as her Paris and Cornwall Series paintings, as well as prints of some of her earlier work including Royal Ross on Wye … Continue reading Amanda Hamilton’s Watercolour World

Great Pottery Throw Down returning to screens this Autumn

After the success of last year’s ‘Great Pottery Throw Down’ on BBC Two, it has been confirmed that the show will be returning to our screens this Autumn. Hosted by Sara Cox the popular programme sees amateur potters battle it out to create the best pottery pieces based on a specific brief. Last year, Hot … Continue reading Great Pottery Throw Down returning to screens this Autumn